Monday, August 20, 2012

August 2012 Challenges

Hello Sampler fans! I know you're all waiting to see the fabulous August challenges and examples. Right?

This is the card sketch. I hope it inspires you to make something pretty! Make sure you link your cards at the end of this post to be entered into the challenge.

The design team came up with some fantastic examples using the August kit called All Gussied Up

Card By: Amy Sotolongo

Card By: Shaunna Farral

Card By: Shaunna Farral

Card By: Heather Landry

Next, we have the awesome August 2012 layout sketch created by Holly! To participate, use the sketch as inspiration to create your own page.

The design team did an amazing job creating example layouts for this sketch as well. They are all rockin' that All Gussied Up kit!

Layout By: Nancy Keslin

Layout By: Holly King

Layout By: Heather Landry

Layout By: Amy Coose

Here are the details for our card and layout challenge. You have through September 19th to play along.  Enter as many times as you like. Use up some of that stash. (Your supplies do not have to be from a kit but we L.O.V.E. seeing those creations too!)  We will be picking a layout AND card winner.  The winners will receive a "sampling" from The Sampler.  International participants are welcome to join in the fun. (Just give a smidgen extra time to ship!)  Link up below via Mr. Linky! (It's super easy! Just copy and paste a direct link to your photo image or blog post and we will be able to find your entries.) Don't forget to become a follower for more inspiration and news about all of the good stuff going on at The Sampler!


  1. no need to send me a prize; i used it for pure inspiration. thanks for bringing back some of my mojo. i've been needing it for some time now.


  2. so loved this card sketch!! Now maybe during the week .. i'll do the layout one!!! Thanks for the challenges!! Love them!